Category Archives: The Netherlands

Surprise visit to The Netherlands, August 22-September 9 2014

A brainwave, acted upon immediately. I did want to attend my brother’s 65th birthday celebration on August 24, even though his birthday really is 2 months later (but then he is on holidays….). I flew Air Transat, with a stopover … Continue reading

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Villages along the river Maas

One nice, sunny day in May we decided to check out our “neighbourhood”, some villages nearby, along the river Maas. We had a whole list, but wandering around a few of them, enjoying the peace and quiet, as well as … Continue reading

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Vlieland, The Netherlands, June 2013

Vlieland, so tiny, so beautiful. Total size is 316 km² (land: 36 km² / water 280 km²) Total population: 1103 (Feb. 2012) There is only 1 village on the island, Oost-Vieland. Once, long ago, there was a second village, but … Continue reading

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